Borgwedel is a quiet place with great views of the Baltic Sea fjord of Schlei. The landscape around the town is dominated by meadows and fields. Ten kilometres further on and the seaside town of Schleswig and Baltic Sea resort of Eckernförde provide plenty of interest. Borgwedel is best reached by car; the 1635 bus runs from Schleswig to the hostel.
Borgwedel Youth Hostel offers a 4-hectare playground. The main building and several dormitory buildings are spread across the site and have a total of 277 beds, mostly in 4-bed and 6-bed rooms, showers/toilets are located centrally, rooms for group leaders, club rooms and lounges including a TV room and billiards, W-LAN. For groups, there are 4 heatable log cabins available (30 m2 with 8 beds each), the leaders' house (2 x 2 beds) and a separate shower block. The outdoor area offers a lawn, children's playground, area for playing football, volleyball court, basketball court, shoot-out challenge, table tennis, campfire site and a cosy barbecue hut.
Max. number of participants
|Floor||Rent per day|
|Tagesraum 1||77 sqm||60||40||30||30||30||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 2||45 sqm||30||25||20||20||20||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 3||36 sqm||20||18||16||16||12||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 1+2 (kombiniert)||122 sqm||90||65||50||50||50||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 4||30 sqm||20||18||16||16||12||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 5||50 sqm||30||25||24||24||15||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 6||41 sqm||30||25||24||25||15||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 7||30 sqm||30||18||16||16||12||GF||upon request|
|Tagesraum 5+6 (kombiniert)||91 sqm||60||50||48||48||30||GF||upon request|
Besides the many sports and leisure facilities on the site, there is a landing stage and a swimming area. The hostel can lend out canoes, can arrange sailing lessons and offers groups raft-building and team training workshops. A visit to the Viking Museum Haithabu in the nearby town of Schleswig is a highlight. Detailed replicas of Viking houses stand on the grounds of the museum. On the Baltic Sea fjord of Schlei there are many small bays where you can go swimming. The Baltic Sea beach of Eckernförde is only 10 km away.